Sunday, November 6, 2016

RELIGIOUS ART | NEWS OF WEEK

ALPHA OMEGA ARTS
By Ernest & Gregory Disney-Britton
Image of artist Philip Campbell in his studio. Image courtesy of NUVO Magazine
On November 1, Alpha Omega Arts announced that wood sculptor Philip Campbell had won the online readers' poll for the 2016 Alpha Omega Prize - Artist of the Year for his work "Rising From the Fire" (below) exhibited at the Harrison Center for the Arts in Indianapolis. In addition to the reader selected Artist of the Year, Alpha Omega Arts editor's seperately selected Dr. Peter Manseau as the Clergy Advocate of the Year; and the Seattle Art Museum's "Graphic Masters: Dürer, Rembrandt, Hogarth, Goya, Picasso, R. Crumb" as Exhibition of the Year. The 9th Annual Alpha & Omega Prize for Contemporary Religious Arts recognizes contemporary visual art that promotes religious dialogue in America. Congratulations to the 2016 honorees.

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